This one-year Foundation course gives you the chance to explore different creative areas before choosing the subject you want to take a degree in.

Our Diploma in Art and Design – Foundation Studies Programme is delighted to have achieved the ‘Outstanding’ rating in its 2018 Ofsted inspection – in all four areas. You can read more here and see the full report here.

It’s the perfect way to find your creative voice and to boost your existing skills and portfolio if they’re not quite up to degree standard. Or you might just like to enjoy a year of being creative before moving on to something else.

Fees

If you’re under 19 and a new student, you won’t have to pay tuition fees or an exam registration fee.

If you’re over 19 and a new student, the tuition fee for the course in 2017/18 will be £5,421 (full time) per annum.

Apply for 2018 

Looking to start in 2018? This course is still open for applications. You can find out more about how to apply here

Course duration 1 year (full time)